Graduate Certificate of Data Analytics

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

The Graduate Certificate of Data Analytics is ideal for students without a computing background, as well as those who’d like to bolster their industry experience with a recognised academic qualification. With a focus on fundamental data analytics, this course covers foundation skills, security and privacy issues, research and development, and real world analytics. The sheer volume and complexity of data already at the fingertips of businesses and research organisations gives rise to challenges that must be solved by tomorrow’s graduates and modern organisations are placing increasing emphasis on the use of data to inform day-to-day operations and long-term strategic decisions. Take the next step in your career with essential skills in data analytics enabling you to discover insights and support decision making. This course gives you the essential skills and knowledge for employment across a range of industries and prepares you for further studies in IT and data science.


  • 4 core units
  • 1 zero-credit- point academic integrity unit


  • Real world analytics
  • Security and privacy issues in analytics
  • Foundation skills in data analysis
  • Research development in information technology

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in: a Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline OR a minimum of 2 years related work experience.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $14,200
International: $18,200
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Cloud(online) Domestic: $14,200
International: $18,200
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time : 0.9 years

Further information

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please note that due to Australian Government regulations, student visas to enter Australia cannot be issued to students who enrol in Deakin's Cloud Campus. This course is not available to International students wishing to study at the Melbourne Burwood Campus as this course is only offered 1 year part time.

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